Designing better dads

Father and son's $70M car collection goes up for auction

1959 Lister Chevrolet / $500,000 - $600,000

1959 Lister Chevrolet / $500,000 - $600,000

Some families collect stamps. Some collect vinyl records or even antique furniture. 

This father and son collect vintage and rare performance cars, with a combined value in the tens of millions of dollars.

Chris & Paul Andrews

Paul Andrews of Fort-Worth Texas, has always been a fan of the classics, but his son Chris grew up preferring hot rods.

1935 Duesenberg Model SJ Town Car by Bohman & Schwartz / $3,400,000 - $4,500,000

1935 Duesenberg Model SJ Town Car by Bohman & Schwartz / $3,400,000 - $4,500,000

1953 Aston Martin DB2/4 Drophead Coupe by Bertone / $1,400,000 - $1,800,000

1953 Aston Martin DB2/4 Drophead Coupe by Bertone / $1,400,000 - $1,800,000

Over the years, they've grown two separate collections, but recently decided it was time to bring them together and sell (nearly) the whole lot.

“We want to get down to a smaller number of cars – perhaps 15 to 20 – that we very much enjoy driving and that we can use on events with the family,” 

Buick Blackhawk / $300,000 - $450,000

Buick Blackhawk / $300,000 - $450,000

“There are a number of events we’d still like to try overseas and here in the United States, and in order to do that, we need to focus on a more manageable collection.”

From the dual Ferrari 400 Superamericas, to the ultra cool, custom electric bike created for Tron, we think just about everyone will find something to spend their hard earned millions on.

1962 Ferrari 400 Superamerica SWB Cabriolet by Pininfarina / $7,000,000 - $8,500,00

1962 Ferrari 400 Superamerica SWB Cabriolet by Pininfarina / $7,000,000 - $8,500,00

Ferrari 400 Superamerica (interior)

Ferrari 400 Superamerica (interior)

2011 Custom Electric Motorbike: The Tron Lightcycle / $25,000 - $40,000

2011 Custom Electric Motorbike: The Tron Lightcycle / $25,000 - $40,000

We've included a number of these beasts here, or you can check out the rest via this listing at Sotheby's.

Or, if you've already got the wallet out, you can watch and bid live right here.

Murray GalbraithComment